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| Last updated January 15, 2019
In almost all car, bike, or motorcycle accidents, it’s important to prove who was liable or responsible, that is: who made the mistake or was negligent. It may seem obvious to those who were there, but proving fault in a car crash isn’t always so simple for insurance companies. You make a stronger argument to your insurer if you can support your side of the story with evidence.
The following information will help you prove fault in a car accident and ultimately strengthen your case.
Car Accidents and Police Reports
Police don’t always come to the scene of an accident, but if they do, the officer will probably have to make some sort of official report about the accident. The police generally come to accidents that involve injuries, but they often